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Adam Smith

Adam Smith FRSA was a Scottish economist, philosopher as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy, and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment, also known as ''The Father of Economics'' or ''The Father of Capitalism''. Smith wrote two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. The latter, often abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his... Read More

Bornc. 16 June [O.S. c. 5 June] 1723
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died17 July 1790 (aged 67)
Edinburgh, Scotland
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